The 4 detained in custody of Shivdaspura authorities on Tuesday
JAIPUR: A man and a woman were detained by Chomu authorities for allegedly blackmailing a female by morphing the latter’s image. The detained man is out of Chomu while the girl is a native of Greater Noida and is an aspiring model. Both of these became friends on a social media platform and planned to extort and raping a girl. Both had requested the victim to pay Rs 1 crore and threatened that if she didn’t cough up the cash, they’ll make her morphed images public.
According to authorities, the accused identified as Gaurav Gupta got connected with Mrinalini Gupta via a social networking site. “Gupta allured her to obtain a goal and connived with her to blackmail a girl. Both of these have been detained,” said a senior officer.
The girl within her FIR lodged said three years past she’d seen Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh. “During this time, Gaurav had clicked a number of her images of this trip. Then, the accused morphed her images and chose to blackmail her,” said a senior officer of Chomu police channel.
Gaurav utilized Mrinalini to phone the complainant and threatened her to place her semi-naked morphed photographs on social networking websites if she neglected to pay Rs 1 crore. “We put a snare where Mrinalini was encouraged to Jaipur to select the delivery of their cash. When she arrived, she had been taken into custody. We also made up her call Gaurav to assert that she’s taken Rs 55 lakh and he must visit Jaipur to take his own talk. When Gaurav came, he also was taken into custody. Both were arrested and a case under appropriate parts of IPC was lodged against them,” said a senior police officer.